So it goes — November 2014

Down in Crown Street Mall last Friday’s Market:



And the fudge really is excellent. Doug, an ex-student of mine from TIGS 40 years ago, is Mr Fudge Affair. He hadn’t noticed the juxtaposition with the sign from Harrison’s Pharmacy – which some may find a touch appropriate!

Sadly, the next day I saw in the Sydney Morning Herald that one of Doug’s classmates, Jonathon Greenwell, had passed away in Mittagong. I knew Jonathon too in Glebe in the mid-1980s when he lived in Glebe Point Road and had his jewellery-making workshop at Glebe Point.

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